Future Skills Launch Video Transcript
Future Skills Launch Video Transcript English
With the rise of technology, automating many jobs, globalization, it seems like we're in a period of very rapid and dynamic change and we're kind of rethinking the whole nature of work. And we need to deal with the massive transitions that are happening in the world of work if we're gonna have a healthy society over the coming decades.
So how we used to farm was a lot of manual labour and the equipment was getting old and we're dealing with breakdown. So, we were able to build this facility, it's a big technology advancement compared to how we used to farm and now we're able to do less time choring and do other work instead, so we're more efficient and it's just a more humane way to harvest milk.
Sensequake is making cities safer and smarter by combining sensors, AI and data analysis to perform structural health monitoring and determine the integrity and natural hazard vulnerability of a structure.
More and more, workplaces are going to need the technologies that are emerging now and in the future. And having knowledge of these new technologies is going to be crucial in every sector.
Skills development is vital right now. What skills are we embedding inside of our youth today, in order to service these applications, service these robots? Where are we giving that experiential learning?
Hopefully there's growth in the dairy industry, if we were to stay in our old facility, we wouldn't be able to grow, it would be a lot of labour, milking fewer cows, and I'd be a last generation farmer.
I think that Canada has some unique opportunities to be successful because of its place in the world, because of its skilled workforce, the quality of its education system.
This opportunity with Future Skills Council and the Centre, gives us the time and space to collectively think about how we make the best use of our resources so that we don't find ourselves behind.